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International Students

The School of Chemistry has an active international exchange program and each year attracts a number of high calibre international students from both within and outside of Europe.

For detailed information and application procedures for  studying at the School of Chemistry please contact the international office in the first instance

The international coordinator for the School of Chemistry is Prof. Yurii Gun'ko

How to Apply

Information on the application process for Visiting and Erasmus students can be found on the Study at Trinity webpage. 

Next Steps

  • Once you have received confirmation of your acceptance from the School of Chemistry, you will be invited to attend our visiting student orientation for all incoming students. Details of the next visiting student orientation session are available by contacting the School’s Global Officer.
  • General information about module registration, module registration forms and change of mind forms can be found on the Academic Registry Study Abroad webpage.
  • Are you travelling a long way from home? Study abroad students can sign up for our free Meet and Greet Service.
  • The latest up-to-date information on application procedures and Visiting Student life at Trinity College Dublin can be found here.
  • Trinity Student Learning and Development have published a new brochure, "How to Study in Trinity: A Guide for International Students." This brochure aims to inform international students on the various aspects of Trinity’s academic culture and expectations and offers practical advice on how to approach certain academic challenges that international students might experience.
  • A helpful Orientation Map of Trinity College Dublin can be found here.
  • New2Dublin is a meet-up group held every Monday night in the Global Room for all students new to the city (Irish and International).  You can read all about the group and find links to their social media sites here.
  • Students studying at Trinity College Dublin have access to a comprehensive level of student support.  Information about student support can be found here.

Module Registration

Module registration forms are available through Academic Registry’s webpage. Once you have attended the School’s visiting student orientation session and safety day, you will be asked to make an appointment with the Visiting Student Co-ordinator to discuss your module choices.

  • Visiting students must make sure that the modules you wish to register for are accepted by your home institution.
  • Students must register for each chemistry module with the School’s Visiting Student Co-ordinator. Only students who have already been accepted by the School can be registered for chemistry modules. Please do not try and sign up for a module if we have not already agreed to accept you as a student.
  • Modules outside of the School of Chemistry must be authorised by the relevant Visiting Student Co-ordinator in each School.

Once you have completed your module registration form, and submitted the authorised copy to Academic Registry, you will be able to access your personalised module timetable through your Trinity online portal.


Contact Details






Visiting and Erasmus Student Co-ordinator

Prof Yurii Gun’ko

Module Registration

SNIAM Building, Second Floor

Global Officer
(School of Chemistry)

Dr Niamh McGoldrick

Student Enquires & Visiting Student Orientation

Office 0.21, SNIAM Building

International Admissions and Study Abroad Team

Michelle Greally

All non-E.U. Undergraduate Visiting Students

Academic Registry, Watts Building

Frequently Asked Questions

How do I sign up for orientation?
All incoming students will be contacted via email with details of upcoming orientation meetings. The School of Chemistry will contact you via the address that you provide on your Study Abroad/Erasmus application form. Please make sure that regularly check this email account upon arrival in Dublin.
Can I take any module within the School of Chemistry?
The majority of visiting students take modules from our Junior Sophister (third year) programme in Chemistry, Medicinal Chemistry, Chemistry with Molecular Modelling or Nanoscience, Physics and Chemistry of Advanced Materials. Details of these modules are available at Please note that you must contact the School’s Visiting Student Co-ordinator contact before you can register for a module.
All modules are dependent on the availability of places on individual courses and your background in the subject. The School’s Visiting Student Co-ordinator can meet you individually upon request and advise you on the requirements for each module.
Can I register for courses in other schools?
The School of Chemistry can only register you for modules taught by the School of Chemistry. You will need to contact the appropriate School in order to sign up for modules outside of chemistry. Any questions about studying in another Schools should be addressed to appropriate co-ordinator.
When will timetables become available?
Finalised timetables will become available in mid-September. You will be given a hardcopy of the School of Chemistry timetable during the School’s visiting student orientation session. Once you have completed registration, you will be able to access your personalised timetable through your TCD portal. Please make sure that you only refer to your online timetable once you have registered for you modules successfully.
How do I get my transcripts after I leave Trinity College?
A Transcript of Results is sent by Trinity’s Academic Registry to your home university. 


Last updated 24 August 2016 by School of Chemistry (Email).